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Set against a worldwide canvas that includes New York, Paris and Germany "News on the Home Front" tells the story of two women who have been friends since their childhood in West Lake, Maryland. The world war has torn apart their lives leaving each trying to find a way to put it back together. It's been a difficult few years with rationing and shortages starting to take th...more
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Published February 19th 2012 by Smashwords Edition
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Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
I heard others mention that they thought this read like a soap opera set in the 40's during the time of WWII and while I love reading about that era, it made me nervous. I have never liked soap operas. I just don't get the appeal and therefore I don't watch them, never have.

So you can see why going into this one I was a little apprehensive, WWII era and all.

Thankfully, even though I did have a hard time getting into this book at first it really was a great read. And while I can't say whether or...more
Sheila
The details of America’s recent history abound in Christopher Geoffrey McPherson’s News on the Home Front, bringing to life the world of rich and comfortable women left behind when husbands and brothers went to war. Paperback books are just being introduced to the stores, movies are made, silk stockings are scarce, and servants are kind. Since my own knowledge of World War II’s home front comes from my English background, this entirely different world had me hearing the silken voices of movie st...more
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Chrissy (The Every Free Chance Reader)
Did I enjoy this book: I did enjoy this book. It took a little while to find the groove and really get into it, but once I did, I read it every free chance I had until I finished the last sentence.

I have always enjoyed historical fiction revolving around World War II. News on the Home Front was a great, new perspective...much different than a lot of the WWII fiction books that I have read in the past. I don't think I have every read a WWII fiction novel that focused on the women left at home in...more
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In more than three decades as a professional writer/journalist, Christopher has covered myriad subjects and interviewed thousands of people from the famous to the unknown. He brings his years of experience to each one of his novels.

Every work is different. Through reading his novels, you can visit the American home front in the 1940s, a future San Francisco wiped out by a killer earthquake, a roma...more
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